Ups & Downs

There will always be ups and downs. You’ve tried getting up, attempted to dust off your clothes, and fought so hard to make those scars disappear. You fell many times and stumbled more than the steps you have taken forward.  There will be those times when life just gets too much, and you feel likeContinue reading “Ups & Downs”

Greatest Blessing

If you take a long and hard look around you and think about all the happenings going on in our world, it is easy to lose yourself in the pain and endless heartache. It doesn’t take much for one to realize that the world we’re living in is a frightening place. Where our every moveContinue reading “Greatest Blessing”

Kicks of Love

Now that I’m entering the sixth month of my pregnancy my baby’s kicks come hard and fast. So much so that I may cringe, the sharp pains in my stomach something that I’m not accustomed to! It is interesting to note that I have not felt any resentment or anger for the pain that thisContinue reading “Kicks of Love”

No Pain, No Gain

I haven’t had the easiest childhood, to say the least. Life has forced me to grow up too fast and too soon, at a pace that I could barely follow. I was unceremoniously thrown into the whirlpool of pain, anguish, and intolerable emotional purgatory. Nobody asked me if I wanted to do this. If IContinue reading “No Pain, No Gain”

Why, God…

Why God, I ask  When there is never a clear reason  For pain, for heartbreak For a desperately lonely season. Why God, I ask When people die, when hardships come And there seems to be no answer At least no good one. Why God, I ask When I’m in midst of sorrow When I can’tContinue reading “Why, God…”

Lessons from Loss

I loved it as soon as I saw the positive test. I had dreams, visions, a future so bright for this tiny creation. I was up for nights, daydreamed, thought of nothing but the new life I was creating. Then- it was no more. The grief was gut wrenching, the pain intolerable, the dreams ExplodingContinue reading “Lessons from Loss”

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